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Shania Twain sorry for saying she would have voted for Trump

Shania Twain sorry for saying she would have voted for Trump

Canadian singer says she made ‘awkward’ comment in Guardian interview and regrets not adding more context Canadian singer Shania Twain has apologised for an “awkward” remark quoted in a Guardian
'A vigilante state': Aceh's citizens take sharia law into their own hands

'A vigilante state': Aceh's citizens take sharia law into their own hands

People have started raiding, arresting and shaming anyone accused of violating the Indonesia region’s militant moral laws Everyone in the village saw it, either in the flesh or later when it was
Canadian lynched in Peru after being accused of shaman's death

Canadian lynched in Peru after being accused of shaman's death

Sebastian Woodroffe, 41, was believed to be a patient of indigenous healer Olivia Arévalo, 81A Canadian man was beaten and lynched in the Peruvian Amazon after local people accused him of killing an
Banking royal commission: AMP head of compliance grilled over financial planners – live

Banking royal commission: AMP head of compliance grilled over financial planners – live

Commission continues with further cases of inappropriate advice involving ANZ and AMP, then NAB financial advisers. Follow it live … 5.43am BST Outside Monday’s hearings there has been quite a
One in eight bird species is threatened with extinction, global study finds

One in eight bird species is threatened with extinction, global study finds

Report on the state of the world’s birds reveals a biodiversity crisis driven by intensive farming, with once-common species such as puffins and snowy owls now at riskOne in eight bird species is
Britain needs gender equality quotas now, Fawcett Society says

Britain needs gender equality quotas now, Fawcett Society says

Campaigners publish figures showing stark gender imbalance in leadership, legal, political and media roles Quotas to get more women into key positions in politics, business and the arts must be
Michael Cohen case shines light on Sean Hannity's property empire

Michael Cohen case shines light on Sean Hannity's property empire

Fox News host who said Trump’s fixer ‘knows real estate’ has a portfolio that includes support from Department of Housing, a fact he did not mention when interviewing Ben Carson last yearWhen Sean
Coalition narrows gap in latest Newspoll as PM defends resisting banking inquiry

Coalition narrows gap in latest Newspoll as PM defends resisting banking inquiry

Turnbull says delay helped put ‘customers first’ as poll shows government behind the opposition 49% to 51% on the two-party-preferred measure • Sign up to receive the top stories in Australia every
Government aware for years that 'hostile environment' hurt Windrush generation

Government aware for years that 'hostile environment' hurt Windrush generation

Home Office letter dated May 2016 shows ministers knew of immigration policy’s impactsA letter from a Home Office minister dated May 2016 and obtained by the Guardian shows that the government has
'Protecting our democracy': DNC chair defends suit against Trump and Russia

'Protecting our democracy': DNC chair defends suit against Trump and Russia

Tom Perez: DNC can ‘walk and chew gum’ before the midtermsDemocratic party sues Russia, WikiLeaks and TrumpChairman Tom Perez on Sunday defended the Democratic National Committee’s decision to sue
Council of Europe members suspected of corruption, inquiry reveals

Council of Europe members suspected of corruption, inquiry reveals

Investigation into cash-for-votes allegations focused on Azerbaijan and concluded several former Pace MPs had breached code of conductSeveral members of the Council of Europe’s parliamentary assembly
Michael Bloomberg pledges $4.5m to cover US Paris climate commitment

Michael Bloomberg pledges $4.5m to cover US Paris climate commitment

Former NYC mayor criticises Trump for pulling out of dealEPA chief Pruitt did meet lobbyist linked to condo, despite denialsThe former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg has said he will write a
'I feel disgusted': how Windrush scandal shattered two brothers' lives

'I feel disgusted': how Windrush scandal shattered two brothers' lives

Trevor and Desmond Johnson’s family units have been destroyed, but they sense Home Office cruelty is routineTrevor and Desmond Johnson flew from Jamaica to London in 1971 as unaccompanied minors to
The Guardian view on the Gaza protests: a new challenge to Israel’s blockade | Editorial

The Guardian view on the Gaza protests: a new challenge to Israel’s blockade | Editorial

The use of lethal force to cow nonviolent demonstrations by Palestinians erodes Israel’s standing internationally and damages its democracy at homeThis weekend the United Nations Middle East peace
Macron begins Trump charm offensive with Fox News interview

Macron begins Trump charm offensive with Fox News interview

French leader set for state visit to Washington from MondayMacron seeks to stop US withdrawals from Syria and Iran dealTouting “a very strong personal relation” with Donald Trump, the French
Saudi Arabia: four Britons killed after coach hits fuel tanker

Saudi Arabia: four Britons killed after coach hits fuel tanker

Eighteen British pilgrims were on bus at time of crash between Mecca and MedinaFour Britons have been killed in a coach crash in Saudi Arabia after their bus collided with a petrol tanker, their
Customs union U-turn by May could provoke Brexiter cabinet revolt

Customs union U-turn by May could provoke Brexiter cabinet revolt

Treasury committee chair Nicky Morgan calls for calm and says ‘sabre-rattling’ is unhelpfulTheresa May could face a cabinet revolt on a customs union as peers prepare to inflict more defeats on the
Germany's Social Democrats elect first female leader

Germany's Social Democrats elect first female leader

Combative former labour minister Andrea Nahles is first woman to lead party in 155 years Germany’s centre-left Social Democrats have elected Andrea Nahles, a combative and outspoken former labour
Head of EBRD hopes to expand into sub-Saharan Africa

Head of EBRD hopes to expand into sub-Saharan Africa

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development keen to work with countries committed to market economicsA bank originally set up to help countries of the former Soviet bloc is poised to extend
Emily Thornberry calls on Amber Rudd to quit over Windrush scandal – video

Emily Thornberry calls on Amber Rudd to quit over Windrush scandal – video

Speaking on the BBC, the shadow foreign secretary, Emily Thornberry, said it was hard to imagine a worse outcome from the Tory policy to create a hostile environment towards illegal immigrants. ‘How